Film Photography: Professional

Course Description

This 3-course series is designed to give students an overview of basic medium format analogue camera. The first class will show you how to meter light and focus on a subject. In the second class, you'll have a chance to develop your own colour negative film. The third class is about scanning and post colour grading using Adobe lightroom/photoshop on your own laptop.

 

​​$700/person

  • Photography theory 

  • Medium format camera operation

  • Metering and focusing

  • Shooting session (indoor & outdoor)

  • Film developing with customized chemicals 

  • Film scanning and colour grading 

  • Designation: 3 - Day Course.

  • Time: 10:30 am to 5:00 pm (1 Hour lunch).

  • Skill Level: Intermediate.

  • Materials: Included.

  • Pre-Requisite: Film Intro/Advanced.

  • ​Maximum: 4 people.

Day One 

The first day will start with photography history and theory, you will get a deep understanding of the exposure triangle and how to execute beyond it. Then you will have a chance get familiar with different medium format equipment from classic 6x6 Hasselblad to solid 6x7/6x8 Mamiya RB67. You will shoot your first roll of 120 film in controlled studio lighting companied by our instructor. We will make sure you master the art of composing and focusing on medium format cameras by the end of class. 

 

Day Two

Your first roll of film from day one will be developed by us and presented to you on day two. We will study the photos together and find your shooting aesthetic. Based on your images, you will be taking two more rolls featuring two personalized projects. In this class, you will also learn about the characters of different chemicals with different image results. You will be using the chemical combination of your choice to develop the films. 

 

Day Three

The last class focus on post production. The instructor will show you different ways of scanning film. You will also master the skill of full color grading and editing to create your own piece of art!

​All students must be 16 years and older.

​Film cameras will be provided, you are welcome to bring your own.